Tuesday, August 21 , 2018, 9:04 pm | Fair 69º


Trio Valtorna to Perform at Chamber On The Mountain

David Jolley, left, Ida Kavafian and Gilles Vonsattel of Trio Valtorna. Click to view larger
David Jolley, left, Ida Kavafian and Gilles Vonsattel of Trio Valtorna. (Bernard Mindich)

Chamber On The Mountain will present its first performance of the new year with the internationally renowned ensemble, Trio Valtorna, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at Logan House, 8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Road, in Upper Ojai.

The program includes Twilight Music for Horn, Violin, and Piano — John Harbison; Violin Sonata No. 2 in G Major — Maurice Ravel; and Horn Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 40 — Johannes Brahms.

Trio Valtorna brings chamber music to audiences in the United States and abroad. Its repertoire includes both classic and contemporary works.

Audience members are invited to stay and meet the artists at a reception immediately following the Ojai concert.

Tickets are $25 at www.ChamberOnTheMountain.com. The venue is adjacent to Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts.

Bringing together the gifts of three internationally recognized artists, Trio Valtorna formed in 2011.

After performing together at Music from Angel Fire Chamber Music Festival, violinist Ida Kavafian and French horn player David Jolley decided to continue in collaboration, adding the young pianist Vonsattel to complete the ensemble.

Fred Kirshnit, writing in the New York Sun, called Kavafian’s artistry “meaningful and affecting,” while the New Yorker has praised Jolley’s “richly melancholy horn solos.”

David Weininger, in the Boston Globe, reported the “clarity and light touch” of Vonsattel's playing.

For more information, visit www.ChamberOnTheMountain.com.

— Christine Gregory for Chamber On The Mountain.


Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made through Stripe below, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments and a mailing address for checks.

Thank you for your vital support.

Become a Noozhawk Supporter

First name
Last name
Enter your email
Select your membership level

Payment Information

You are purchasing:

Payment Method

Pay by Credit Card:

Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover
One click only, please!

Pay with Apple Pay or Google Pay:

Noozhawk partners with Stripe to provide secure invoicing and payments processing.

  • Ask
  • Vote
  • Investigate
  • Answer

Noozhawk Asks: What’s Your Question?

Welcome to Noozhawk Asks, a new feature in which you ask the questions, you help decide what Noozhawk investigates, and you work with us to find the answers.

Here’s how it works: You share your questions with us in the nearby box. In some cases, we may work with you to find the answers. In others, we may ask you to vote on your top choices to help us narrow the scope. And we’ll be regularly asking you for your feedback on a specific issue or topic.

We also expect to work together with the reader who asked the winning questions to find the answer together. Noozhawk’s objective is to come at questions from a place of curiosity and openness, and we believe a transparent collaboration is the key to achieve it.

The results of our investigation will be published here in this Noozhawk Asks section. Once or twice a month, we plan to do a review of what was asked and answered.

Thanks for asking!

Click Here to Get Started >

Reader Comments

Noozhawk is no longer accepting reader comments on our articles. Click here for the announcement. Readers are instead invited to submit letters to the editor by emailing them to [email protected]. Please provide your full name and community, as well as contact information for verification purposes only.

Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.

Sign Up Now >